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Monday Mood

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Columbus Day – what mood are you in?

At Home in Spain

At Home in Spain

Intrepid

Pronunciation: /inˈtrepəd/

Fearless; adventurous…  Have you seen Michael Smith’s beautiful, art-filled renovation of the US embassy in Spain?  With an intrepid mix of old, vintage modern and contemporary pieces, every room embodies American patriotism with a Spanish flair.

living room

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

Dahlias and Mirabelles

Dahlias and Mirabelles

Picturesque

Pronunciation: /ˌpikCHəˈresk/

Visually attractive, especially in a pretty style…  Isn’t this late summer table setting designed by Anke Illner picture-perfect?  It brings to mind a wonderful saying, “A picture is a poem without words.”

Photo: dahlias

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

J + G Design

J + G Design

Swanky

Pronunciation: /ˈswaNGkē/

Stylish and elegant…  Isn’t this downtown New York loft to die for?  While we had nothing to do with the decorating (that’s all Jennifer’s doing), it’s hard not to toot our own horn – that’s our large peony bouquet on the coffee table!

Photo: living room

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Labor Day – what mood are you in?

Mix Master Eddie Ross

Mix Master Eddie Ross

Masterly

Pronunciation: /ˈmastərlē/

Performing in a very skillful and accomplished way…  We’re ready to roll our sleeves up and get down to work this fall – many projects are being planned and some fun events, too.

P.S. First up – joining Pretty Pink Tulips in celebrating Eddie Ross’ new book, Modern Mix!

Photo: inspiration board

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s the last day of August – what mood are you in?

Hitting the Books with Smitten Studio

Smitten Studio

 

Bookish

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okiSH/

Devoted to reading and studying…  “These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.”  ~ Gilbert Hightet

Our boys are so ready to hit the books and we’re so ready to get back to blogging!  How was your summer?

Photo: bookcase

 

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

Katie Ridder's Hudson Valley Home

Katie Ridder’s Hudson Valley Home

Visionary

Pronunciation: /ˈviZHəˌnerē/

Inspired and creative…  Being huge Police fans in our teens, this Katie Ridder powder room had us thinking of Sting’s album The Dream of The Blue Turtles and one of our favorite songs on it, Love is the Seventh Wave.  “In the empire of the senses, you’re the queen of all you survey” – Katie, this one’s for you!

Photo: powder room

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

Garden Gazing

Garden Gazing

Languid

Pronunciation: /ˈlaNGɡwəd/

Relaxed and easy…  How are you spending the lazy days of summer?

Photo: garden

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

Poppies & Posies

Poppies & Posies

Lively

Pronunciation: /ˈlīvlē/

We’re in Atlanta at the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market this week, full of life and surrounded by flowers.  “Just living isn’t enough,” said the butterfly.  “One must also have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen

Photo: bouquet

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s the Monday before the 4th of July – what mood are you in?

Summer on the Vineyard

Summer on the Vineyard

Independent

Free and individualistic…  We’re getting ready for the holiday weekend – are you?

P.S.  We apologize for the inconsistent postings – while one of us is sunny herself in Portugal, the other is juggling too much!

Photo: breakfast room

Monday Mood

Monday Mood

It’s Monday – what mood are you in?

A Colorful Back Bay Condo

A Colorful Back Bay Condo

Mighty

Pronunciation: /ˈmīdē/

Possessing great and impressive power or strength…  After a gray and rainy weekend, a pop of purple and pink can really brighten one’s day.  After all, “color is a power which directly influences the soul” (according to painter Wassily Kandinsky!)

Photo: living room